Canterbury

Man dies after being injured in October 4 crash

A Christchurch man has died from injuries sustained in a crash on Sparks Road, Halswell on 4 October 2018. Callum Richard Dugan, 25, passed away yesterday in Christchurch Hospital, says a police spokesperson. "Our thoughts are with Callum's...... Read More

Charing Cross victim named

Police continue to investigate the death of a 28-year-old man in Charing Cross, Canterbury on Saturday 13 October. The victim can now be named as Luke Riddell. "A number of forensic scene examinations remain under way in Grange Road and Telegraph...... Read More

Emergency crews looking for missing person after house fire

The search is continuing for a missing person after a house fire south of Christchurch today. Emergency services were called to the blaze on Coates Road, at Birdlings Flat, about 4am. Police and fire investigators are still trying to determine the...... Read More

Kiesanowski does best on the Rakaia

A blistering run helped Swannanoa’s Ryan Kiesanowski to one of the big titles up for grabs at Saturday’s Rakaia Salmon Run multisport event. Kiesanowski was one of around 300 people who turned out to tackle one of the seven events that...... Read More

Teenager dies after fall at old Ōpōtiki School grounds

A 16-year-old boy has died after a fall at the old Ōpōtiki School grounds in Bay of Plenty. Police said Te Hawiki Hona Kiri-Te Amo, from Christchurch, was one of two boys injured in a fall on Saturday night. The pair was taken to hospital, one in...... Read More

Two killed in Ashburton crash

Two people have been confirmed dead in a crash at Ashburton this afternoon. The collision between two vehicles happened on State Highway 1 near Ealing Road shortly before 1:40pm. The Serious Crash Unit is attending and diversions remain in place at...... Read More

Serious crash on SH1, near Ashburton

Emergency services are in attendance at a serious crash in the Ashburton district. Reports came in around 1:40pm of the two-vehicle crash on State Highway 1, near Ealing Road. The Serious Crash Unit will be attending and diversions are being put in...... Read More

Blood and screams: Witness speaks of efforts to save shot man

The first person on the scene of a fatal shooting on a rural Canterbury road has talked about her efforts to revive the wounded man. Police are continuing to search for the person who fatally wounded the 28-year-old man in the district of Charing Cross...... Read More

Investigation launched after Canterbury incident

A homicide investigation was launched following an incident in Charing Cross, Canterbury yesterday. Emergency services were called to the scene on Grange Road about 3.30pm where a local man, aged 28, died. Detective Inspector Corrie Parnell says...... Read More

Homicide investigation launched in Selwyn

A homicide investigation has been launched following an incident in Charing Cross, Selwyn this afternoon. Emergency services were called to the scene on Grange Road about 3.30pm where one person died. "Initial enquiries suggest an altercation took...... Read More